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Branford Sports

Sports • Published July 11, 2022 09:26 a.m.

North Branford Golf Becomes a Contender in 2022

Four years ago, the North Branford boys’ golf team finished its season no wins and placed last in the Shoreline Conference. Led by a senior class that built the foundation, coupled with the ...

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Sports • Published July 10, 2022 01:07 p.m.

Branford Youth Cheer Holding Car Wash Fundraiser

The Branford Youth Cheerleading program is holding a car wash fundraiser on Saturday, July 23. The car wash will take place at Eli’s Branford on 624 W Main St. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The...

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Sports • Published June 30, 2022 02:31 p.m.

Branford’s Senior Legion Loses a Few to North Haven; Juniors Take Loss Versus Trumbull

Senior Legion BaseballThe Branford Senior American Legion 19-U baseball team faced North Haven for a three-game series in last week’s action. Branford took defeats...

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Sports • Published June 30, 2022 01:46 p.m.

Branford-East Haven Boys’ Lacrosse Became a Brotherhood This Spring

As the Branford-East Haven (Bfd-EH) co-op boys' lacrosse team battled throughout the 2022 season, Head Coach Jim May wanted his squad to learn how to succeed while dealing with uncertainty. It was ...

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Sports • Published June 26, 2022 08:19 p.m.

North Branford Baseball Played its Best Down the Stretch

The North Branford baseball team spent the first half of the 2022 season trying to find the right lineup while establishing its identity. Once the Thunderbirds did that, Head Coach Billy...

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Sports • Published June 26, 2022 06:52 p.m.

Post 83’s Legion Teams Take a Couple of Defeats

Senior Legion BaseballThe Branford Senior American Legion 19-U baseball team had two games with Hamden on its schedule last week. Branford took defeats against Hamden in...

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Sports • Published June 26, 2022 01:08 p.m.

Branford Road Race Draws Nearly 2,000 Participants

Hartford residents Ben Lanza and Nancy Montemerlo were the first-place finishers for the 5-mile state championship when the 42nd annual Branford Road Race took place on Father’s Day. The...

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Sports • Published June 21, 2022 02:11 p.m.

Hornets Keep Moving Up the Leaderboard

By virtue of winning the SCC Division II title this year, the Branford boys’ golf team will be moving up to the Division I level for the 2023 season. With many of the team’s golfers...

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Sports • Published June 20, 2022 01:26 p.m.

Kropiwnicki Places 11th for Branford at CIAC Decathlon; Jackson Competes in Heptathlon

Boys’ Outdoor TrackJunior Ryder Kropiwnicki represented the Branford boys’ outdoor track team when he competed in the CIAC Decathlon last week. Kropiwnicki...

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Sports • Published June 19, 2022 12:37 p.m.

Branford’s Legion Baseball Teams Begin 2022 Season

Senior Legion BaseballThe Branford Senior American Legion 19-U baseball team played a game against Madison and had a contest with Hamden during the first week of the 2022...

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Sports • Published June 19, 2022 12:37 p.m.

LeBeau and Leete Receive Scholar-Athlete Honors

Two North Branford student-athletes were recently honored at the CAS-CIAC’s annual Scholar Athlete dinner. North Branford seniors Braeden LeBeau and Regan Leete were recognized for academic ...

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Sports • Published June 19, 2022 12:37 p.m.

Standings Tightening Up in Deep River Horseshoe League

The Pirates posted their second sweep in a row when they blanked the Dodgers by a 6-0 score during Week 7 play in the Deep River Horseshoe League on June 9. The Pirates moved to within a half-game ...

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Sports • Published June 13, 2022 01:27 a.m.

Thunderbirds Finish Season as Class S Runner-Up

On the heels of winning its seventh-straight Shoreline Conference title, the North Branford softball team advanced to the championship game of the State Tournament for the second year in a row...

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Sports • Published June 12, 2022 06:50 p.m.

Branford Road Race Returning to Familiar Terrain

The 42nd annual Branford Road Race is returning to the Branford Green for Father’s Day this year. Last year’s event was held at Walsh Intermediate School under strict COVID protocols....

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Sports • Published June 12, 2022 06:50 p.m.

North Branford Golf Places 9th at Division III State Championship

The North Branford boys’ golf team hit the links to participate in the Division III State Championship last week. The Thunderbirds finished in a tie for ninth place at states by recording a ...

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Sports • Published June 12, 2022 06:50 p.m.

Branford Golf Finishes 7th in Division II State Meet; Track Teams Represent at State Open

Boys’ GolfThe Branford boys’ golf team posted a seventh-place finish when the Hornets competed in the Division II State Championship on June 6. The Hornets...

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Sports • Published June 05, 2022 07:12 p.m.

Four Hornets’ Teams Take States Openers Before Losing in Next Round

Girls’ TennisThe Branford girls’ tennis team claimed a victory versus Jonathan Law in a Class M State Tournament first-round match and then lost a decision...

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Sports • Published June 05, 2022 05:55 p.m.

North Branford Wins Seventh-Straight Shoreline Title, Advances to Class S Semifinals

After losing its first three games of the season and then having no players make the All-Shoreline Conference First Team, the North Branford softball squad entered this year’s Conference...

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Sports • Published June 05, 2022 04:20 p.m.

North Branford Girls’ Lacrosse Loses in Shoreline Final, Class S Quarters; Baseball Takes Defeat in State Quarterfinals

Girls’ LacrosseThe North Branford girls’ lacrosse team took a 14-12 defeat against Old Saybrook in the Shoreline Conference final and then won its first game...

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Sports • Published May 27, 2022 03:31 p.m.

Branford’s Track Teams Compete in SCCs

The Branford’s outdoor track program competed in the Southern Connecticut Conference Championship that took place at Bowen Field in New Haven on May 24. The Hornets’ boys’ and ...

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Sports • Published May 26, 2022 04 p.m.

Branford Golf Finishes Excellent Regular Season

The Branford boys’ golf team finished its regular season with a record of 17-1 after picking up victories in a trio of road meets last week. The Hornets defeated Jonathan Law, Lyman Hall,...

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Sports • Published May 26, 2022 01:04 p.m.

North Branford Softball, Girls’ Lacrosse Return to Shoreline Final

SoftballThe North Branford softball team won its first two games in the Shoreline Conference Tournament to move on to a matchup versus Old Lyme in the final. North Branford ...

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Sports • Published May 22, 2022 06:01 p.m.

Branford Track Earns Three Wins at Sectionals; Hornets’ Golf Notches 14th Victory

Boys’ Outdoor TrackThe Branford boys’ outdoor track team earned first-place finishes in one individual event and a relay on its way to placing fifth overall...

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Sports • Published May 22, 2022 05:52 p.m.

North Branford Girls’ Lacrosse Hands Valley First Loss; Baseball and Softball Teams Finish Regular Season with 13 Wins

Girls’ LacrosseThe North Branford girls’ lacrosse team finished its regular season with a record of 12-4 after notching road wins over Valley Regional and...

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Sports • Published May 22, 2022 05:29 p.m.

T-Birds See a Tremendous Turnaround on the Greens

Four years ago, the North Branford boys’ golf team finished with a record of 0-10 and was at the bottom of the Shoreline Conference. With strong leadership from their seniors and the...

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